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. >> this week on bloomberg government's "capitol gains," it is the national security fight america may be losing, cyber tax poses a clear and present danger, but congress cannot agree on how to bolster the digital defenses. we'll talk about the implications for business. former cia director. michael hays. it was hailed as the biggest overhaul of wall street rules begins the great depression. more than two years later, dangers remain. we'll have an exclusive bloomberg government analysis where the law really stands. >>> and meet the woman leading the defense industry's battle to block sweeping automatic budget cuts. you need to know marianne blake. >> peter: i'm peter cook. welcome to capitol gains, stay with us for the next half hour. bloomberg government focused on the government impact of businesses and the economy. its exclusive research and analysis you cannot find anywhere else. this week, the debate over what needs to be done to bolster the country's defenses against cyber attack. this week, wells fargo found their banks under attack. the suspect iran. they deny it. but repub
health care, the role of government and governing. procedure, each candidate gets two minutes to respond to a question posed by jim lara. time remaining is given to freewheeling discussion of segments. risk factor, dangerous, sometimes lethal. ♪ [music] ♪ >> are you better off than you were four years ago? is it easier for you to go and buy things in the stores than it was four years ago? is there more or less unemployment in the country than there was four years ago? is america as respected throughout the world as it was? do you feel that our security is as safe, that we're as strong as we were four years ago? if you answer all of those questions yes, why then i think your choice is obvious as to who you'll vote for. if you don't agree, if you don't think that this course that we've been on for the last four years is what you would like to see us follow for the next four, then i could suggest another choice that you have. >> jimmy jimmy carter practical gagging. question, who will win the debate on tuesday? can romney pull a reagan? pat bu cannen? >> that's exactly what he's going t
in that stag nato bama economy more people are dependent on government. >> despite being down in most polls ryan said the gop ticket will eventually win over voters who are frustrated by a stagnant economy. >> given that we are going to win this. >> reporter: and romney has a lot to gain from a debate says cathleen hall jameison. >> the challenger has the opportunity to establish he is competent to stand up and hold his own against the president of the united states. a challenger who accomplishes that, in effect, wins the first debate. >> reporter: romney las been studying for the debates since june, the last month he has even been traveling with his obama stand-in, ohio senator rob portman who has joined him on his plane and campaign bus. the obama campaign contends romney has prepared more than any candidate in recent history. >> he's been a good debater in the past. he's very prepared. he's got all these clever zingers and lines in his pocket some we understand he will probably have a good night on wednesday. >> reporter: obama campaign observations have been trying to convince us for we
local government. afghan national police now man this lookout over a small southern village, while their u.s. green beret advisers work with local leaders on civic improvement. >> once the afghans can take care of themselves and they're still sustainable, they're killing the insurgents, we don't want you here. we don't need you here. >> reporter: the plan is to train afghans to secure themselves by 2014. but u.s. commanders want assurances that until then, afghans will guard their back. >> it's their leadership that has to come to play to reduce the threat to us. >> reporter: over the last eight days i've seen a lot of interaction between u.s. and afghan troops. some of it relaxed. but, brian, at all times there's one or two fully battle-dressed american soldiers with their fingers near the trigger, just in case. >> lester holt starting off our coverage in kabul tonight. lester, thanks. now to our chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, also in kabul, on what's been accomplished and what hasn't in over a decade now in that country. richard, good evening. >> good evening, brian.
. >> the iranian government props up a dictator in damascus and supports terrorist groups abroad. time and again it has failed to take the opportunity to demonstrate that its nuclear program is peaceful. >> iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad did not respond to mr. obama's remarks. he said he didn't want to influence the presidential election. tuesday he told the associated press a new world order needs to emerge from years of which he described as american bullying and domination. mahmoud ahmadinejad scheduled to address the general assembly this morning. you can see our interview a little later on cbs "this morning." >>> cbs money watch now time. budget protests in europe and airlines rack up those baggage fees. ashley morrison has more. >> reporter: workers in greece went on a general strike today for the first time since the coalition government was formed three months ago. they are protesting $16 billion worth of upcoming spending cuts that will slash wages, pentecost and welfare benefits but with the country on the brink of bankruptcy the greek government is expected to approve those unp
governments to make tough decisions. last week we heard from n.i.h. director francis collins who oversees the world's largest medical research budget. > i've been been involved in this enterprise now for 30 years, and the pace of discovery is accelerating at really remarkable pace. it allows us to make things possible that we wouldn't have dreamed up a decade ago. at the same time, neither i nor anybody else who's been aen for a long time in biomedical research can remember a time where the enterprise felt under such stress in terms of whether the resources will be there to allow these discoveries to continue to happen. >> colin said there ant any easy answers. n.i.h. is a critical part of the ecosystem but its work it only be furktly translated into medical progress if other parts are working properly existing more out of expiesing money will require universities and industries to change the way they operate. the back to school essay offered some suggestions. we noted that europe pays universities less for overhead and we challenged industry to commit itself to funding work that n.i.h. d
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to the government and it is due by sunday. that cash is supposed to fund healthcare benefits for retirees. for now, the agency's lack of cash will not affect your mail. but, if the congress doesn't get started on this soon, mail delivery could be drastically cut. >> out on the campaign trail, president obama and republican presidential challenger, mitt romney, both in new york city today. the president making his case to the united nations. romney still making his case to you and me. >> president obama is urging fellow leaders to take a stand against violence in the muslim world. >> i do believe that it is the obligation of all leaders, in all countries, to speak out forcefully against violence and extremism. >> speaking to the united nations general assembly, president obama condemned the antiislam film sparking protests overseas, but said nothing justifies mindless violence. the president also had a message for iran and its developing nuclear program. >> make no mistake, a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be detained. it will threaten the security of gulf nations and the stab
understand. the idea under your plan for future seniors would be that the federal government would write that senior a check, essentially and say "now, you can go buy a private insurance plan or you can buy medicare from the federal government"? >> s that essentially it? >> that's essentially it. people would have a choice of either traditional government-run fee-for-service medicare or a private plan which has to offer the same benefits. it can't be skinnyed down. >> pelley: will the check that comes from the government cover the cost of government-run medicare or the private health insurance? >> oh, yeah, people will have a choice of at least two plans where they have no additional out-of-pocket cost other than the traditional medicare formula so they've got to have at least a couple options where they don't have to put up more money. as to the government plan, as long as the government is able to keep its cost down, keep its overhead down it could well be one of the lowest costs, if not the lowest cost option. >> pelley: separateedly republican party said today that it has filed a com
wednesday. it will focus on domestic,such as the economy, health care, and governing. so we've assembled a panel of distinguish americans, i would say, to talk about the state of country and where they think america is today. mark zandi is with the moody analytics. he has a new book out called, "paying the price, ending the great recession and building a new american century." michelle rhee is the head of students first, an organization that hopes to reform public education. she, of course, is the former head ofure d.c. schools. former speaker newt gingrich is rejoining us. he does not have a new book out, but his wife calista, does have a new book out, a children's book that will be coming out tomorrow. bob woodward, an associate editor of the "washington post" is the author of "the price of politics" he's written more books than this entire table combined. well, maybe not when you put newt gingrich in there. and pulitzer prize-winning author hendrick smith who has a new book called, "who stole the american dream?" all you people are here to sell books. that's pretty clear. ( laughter
the weekend. in paris thousands took part in peaceful demonstrations. on friday the french government presented a budget that includes higher taxes on the wealthy but which critics lack reforms that could kick start economic growth. uncertainty over spain's bailout sent overseas markets lower. nikkei dropped 1% while the hang seng was closed for a holiday. this week we'll get the september unemployment data. second to last monthly jobs reports before the presidential election. on wall street stocks slipped, the dow lost 142 points while the nasdaq slid 63 points. today investors will here from federal reserve chairman ben bernanke. he'll discuss the fed's new stimulus program. stocks fell after the fed official said the plan will not create jobs. today medicare starts changing the way it does business. the agency will begin fining hospitals that has too many patients return within 40 days because of complication. it could affect 2,200 facilities and the average fine would be about $125,000. and an auction featuring the most famous outlaws in history raked in more than a million dollar
china had broken into one of the u.s. government's most sensitive computer networks. today officials would not say whether the white house attack has been linked to china. >>> to a developing story involvie ining an american airl flight. it made an emergency landing today. the pilot got sick shortly after takeoff. a co-pilot took control. the plane landed safely in st. louis about noon eastern time. the pilot was rushed to a hospital. a new crew took over and flew the passengers on to dallas. the pilot's illness and condition are not known. >>> there was another problem on an american airlines flight that had to make an emergency landing today. that flight was headed from jfk airport in new york to miami. it turned back and landed safely after complaints of loose seats on the plane. it was the second seat of seats that were loose in three days. on saturday, a row of seats got loose on a flight from boston to miami. that plane was diverted to new york. american airlines is conducting an internal investigation. the company canceled more than 400 flights last week. they blame all the pr
. >> continue to be commented. mainly by the government, but also by opposition groups. such crimes must not go unpunnished. >> president in the mist of a bruising election battle ended with a theme from his last campaign. >> hope. >> thanking libyans who marched against the mob, adding the rising tide of liberty will not be reversed. i'm stacey cohen reporting. >> republican presidential candidate, mitt romney, delivered his own foreign policy address today across town at the clinton global initiative. require countries that accept american aid to remove trade barriers and allow united states investments. mr. romney also said his reforms could bring more stability to the middle east. >>> american soldiers from the vietnam war were honored today in la plata. specifically soldiers considered missing in action. matt jablow has the details from charles county. >> i'm matt jablow in la plata where charles county became the first county in maryland that will fly the missing in action flag year round. in attendance for the historic event where dozens of veterans and their families -- >> blessed
events in the middle east given you any pause about your support for the governments that have come to power following the arab spring? >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in the road. >> reporter: mitt roey jumped on that comment and said that 20,000 deaths in syria, the american ambassador in libya being killed and the election of a muslim brotherhood brother to be the egypt president are not what he would call bumps in the road. >> we're seeing ourselves at the mercy of events rather than shaping events and we need an administration that is up to shaping events in the middle east and not seeing them as bumps in the road. >> reporter: the white house called romney's attacks desperate. >>> a new video shows taliban fighters preparing for an attack. two american marines died in the fight to repel the attackers. bob orr has the report. >> reporter: insurgents wearing what appear to be u.s. military uniforms are shown cutti through a chain link fence, a tactic used in the assault. another scene shows enemy fighters in an operation
growing. the government cuts its economic growth estimates. anthony mason looks at the drought and other threats to jobs. israel's prime minister shows how close he believes iran is to a nuclear bomb. how close is it? david martin looks into that. mark phillips on a contwo verse net art world. she has that mystic smile, but is this a real mopa lisa? who says crime doesn't pay? jim axelrod on an auction of memorabilia from america's most notorious criminals. >> reporter: this was in clyde's waistband? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. it turns out the economy is growing even more slowly than we thought. the government told us that u.s. growth in the second quarter was an anemic 1.7%, but today, the commerce department put out a new estimate showing us it was even less than that, just 1.3%. and this is what caught our attention in the report-- the government said half of the downward revision can be blamed on the drought. it's destroying crops, including the corn in this field inula roy, illinois. and on the land clayton
between the united states and iran. the americans have repeatedly said that the iranian government must change. and the iranians -- >> behavior. changes behavior. >> translator: sure, but after all what does that mean? can one country based on just their own sole opinion decide an establish a red line for another country and then threaten attacks? when have we threatened to attack the zionists. we have never threatened them. >> you have said you wanted to remove them from the fate of the earth. >> translator: yes. we say occupation, occupation should to be done away with. war like behavior should to be done away with. terrorism should to be done away with. the killing of women and children should to be done away with. bombardment of houses on top of people's heads in their own country has been done away with. has the zionist regime done any of this? no. we say to do away with these things and we've also suggested the solution. we have said that the solution is that the palestinian people should decide in a free election for their own country own land. >> last time i had a conversation w
to the united states government or the united states government to the zionist? >> you said that israel has no historical roots in the middle east, and the white house has now called that statement by you disgusting, offensive, and outrageous. would you like to apologize? >> translator: do they have roots? if they have roots, then just say they have roots. we don't have to fight over it. what should i apologize for? this is a technical and scientific fact, statement. i'd like to ask you this question. what is the relationship between the united states government and the zionist regime? can you please explain that to me? is it a relationship between two autonomist countries? what is it really? we are a country in the middle east. and we have at least a 7,000-year history. the zionists threaten us. the united nations government, instead of condemning them, condemn us. >> we are going to have more of the rest of our interview with iran's president tomorrow on "cbs this morning," and charlie, it was -- >> it was an interesting experience to sit there, because you have the president of a country
, voters have struggled to meet pennsylvania's strict new requirement for a government issued photo i.d. at the polls. a law democrats claim republicans pushed to suppress the turnout among poor and minority voters. first, voters without a driver's license would need a state issued i.d. card, because that's a secure i.d. that can be used to board planes, voters needed a birth certificate and three forms of identification to get one. >> and it took me days just to get my i.d. >> reporter: then the state relented and began issuing a new i.d., good only for voting, but kept shifting the requirements for it. >> this was a hastily drawn law designed to disrupt the vote for the presidential election. >> reporter: today the judge concluded the gap between the photo i.d.s issued and the estimated need of those who do not yet have them will not be closed in time. so he blocked the law from fully going into effect in pennsylvania for the general election. poll workers can ask for a photo i.d., but those without one can still cast a ballot. many voters said they agreed. >> if they gave people ti
around government buildings and diplomatic quarters. >>> four people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a sign-making business. the gunman then took his own life. that gunfire was first reported late yesterday afternoon. police swarmed the area but never fired at the shooter. the victims were found in the building and many others wounded. the minneapolis star tribune reports the gunman was an employee who lost his job. >>> president obama and mitt romney will argue domestic issues next week. the obama campaign released a scathing commercial taking a shot at romney's remarks that 47% of americans don't pay income tax. >>. >> 47% of the people, who believe they are victims that have the government has a responsibility to them. believe they are entitled. >> romney put out two new ads. susan mcginnis is in washington with all of this this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: hi. romney is in pennsylvania today, not airing any ads in the state today. this is a state that hasn't supported a republican in nearly 25 years. apparently his visit, according to his aides talking priva
.6 billion payment to the government. they were expected to make the payment on sunday. the cash is supposed to fund health care benefits for retirees. if congress doesn't act soon, mail delivery could be drastically cut. >>> turning our attention to the race for the white house. both mitt romney and president obama will be in ohio today. >> both candidates plan to make stops in the cleveland and toledo areas. governor romney will also make a stop near columbus. tara mergener has more. >> reporter: by bus or by plane, for mitt romney and paul ryan, this election could come down to one state. >> oh. oh! >> ohio. >> works every time. >> reporter: ohio is one of the key swing states in this election and today romney and president obama will be battling for attention there, but the latest cbs news poll swing state shows romney with some ground to make up. the poll just out this morning has president obama up ten points in the buckeye state. he had a six-point lead before the conventions. >> we don't like it. we're not going back. >> reporter: the numbers are similar in florida where the presiden
. a government official says there's only superficial damage but there are reports after large file and gun battle with antigovernment rebels. >>> both presidential candidates are campaigning in ohio today. a new poll shows republican mitt romney has some catching up to do there. the poll shows president obama has opened up a significant lead in ohio, pennsylvania, and florida. but one bright spot for governor romney, the numbers are closer among voters who say they're paying close attention to the race. >>> republican congressman todd akin defied the wishes of the national g.o.p. and did not drop out of the race in the missouri senate race. tuesday was the final deadline for him to do that. he was pressured to quit after his legitimate rape comments last month but he says he owe it is to his supporters to stay in the race and fails off against the democrat. >>> we may not be able to read our pets' minds but some cat owners are getting a much better idea about what goes on when they go outside. that story is coming up at 5:56. >> at 5:22, the redskins play caller kyle shanahan owes some big
to be targeting about 30 of the usual suspects. that includes banks, businesses, government agencies all along the k street corridor. goldman sacss, freddie mac, the imf, the american bankers association, u.s. department of justice just to name a few. for people who work at those places and who work in the k street area, you know what you're going to be dealing with. these are the same kinds of demonstrations you saw one year ago. it was exactly one year ago today that occupy d.c. protesters first started camping out in mcpherson square. remember, they lived there for almost four months before finally getting kicked out by u.s. park police in february. now expect to see them back for what they're calling a full week of resistance starting with all these protests on k street this morning. and occupy k street's twitter feed retweeted a picture last night from a user called occupy eye. here's the picture, the caption reading "the finishing touches are being put on the one-year anniversary. join us tomorrow 7:00 a.m. when it all kicks off. you can expect to see all the signs and posters. nobody ou
different banks, businesses and government agencies all along the k street corridor. goldman sachs, freddie mac, american bankers association, the imf, department of justice. for people who work at those places, you know what you'll be dealing with. these are the kind of demonstrations we all saw one year ago. it's exactly a year ago today that d.c. occupy protesters first started camping out in mcpherson square. they lived there for about four months before finally getting kicked out by u.s. park police. we can expect to see them back for what they're calling a week of resistance starting with the protests here on k street this morning. as i said, they're not out here yet but you know they're coming. occupy k street twitter feed retweeted this picture. it read the finishing touches are being put on the occupy d.c. one-year anniversary as it shows somebody paintdzing one of those imfannous -- painting one of those infamous signs. we don't know how much it will disrupt traffic but there are likely to be lots of folks out here during the morning commute. be prepared. plan a few extra minutes
were given to the u.s. by the chinese government. dr. smith is a psychotherapist in georgetown. she says pandas' almost universal appeal has to do with not only how cute they. >> reporter: they're absolutely adorable. >> reporter: but how they evoke the fondness of childhood memories. >> the stuff, cuddly, cute look after the panda brings back childhood memories. pandas give us a sense of fun and play that we all need in our lives. >> reporter: in case you're hoping to get that sense of fun and play sometime soon, keep in mind that the panda exhibit at the national zoo is expected to remain closed for about another week. matt jablow, 9news now. >> the original national zoo pandas werelingling and -- were ling-ling and sing sing and they were a gift to our country from china following a visit there by president richard nixon. in exchange, we gave china a pair of ox from alaska. the original ox died in 1983 and they were replaced five years later with new ox at the beijing zoo. >>> from that lovely picture to this beautiful picture at 6:13. it is the people's house. there you see the
it appear he is being held by extremists but they believe he is in the custody of the syrian government. >>> a u.s. border patrol agent was killed and another injured overnight in a shooting in arizona. a third agent was not injured. authorities say the three were investigating an alarm triggered by a sensor along the mexico an border. this is the first border patrol ent to be killed in two years. the last shooting prompted the congressional investigation into the gun smuggling operation dubbed fast and furious. >>> there are new clues in the disappearance of a mother in loudoun county. 36-year-old leyla mccullagh hasn't been seen since august. court documents show she's had a rocky relationship with her husband. now police are investigating whether foul play was involved. pat collins was in herndon where the investigation is focused. >> reporter: 50 days since leyla mccouple dlog disappeared and police are looking into the possible of foul play. missing. leyla mccullagh. 36-year-old belly dancer, wife and mother of a little boy. last seen back in august at her leesburg home. a sprawlin
the foreclosed house from the government got sick and now has few options. >>> the white house is lit up in pink to mark october as breast cancer awareness month. new york's empire state building is also bathed in pink. and even buckingham palace in london has gone pink to support the breast cancer awareness campaign >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,515 after adding 77 points yesterday. the s&p was up 3 but the nasdaq lost 2. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo the nikkei fell ten points while in hong kong the hang seng was closed again for a holiday. >>> well, stocks ended mostly in the blackmon day thanks to a glimmer of economic optimism. news that manufacturing growth broke a four month roadblock sparked interest. ben bernanke will keep record low interest rates to spark the economy even after if regains momentum. >>> analysts say winter shopping will rise 4.1% this year. that's slightly lower than predictions for the last two years. >>> jpmorgan chase is the first target of the justice department inves
a payment it just can't deliver. it is required to pay $5.6 billion to the federal government by sunday. this money will fund healthcare benefits for retirees. usps says it just can't make the payment because it is simply broke. this will be the second default payment by the postal service in two months. if congress is forced to step in, major cuts to mail delivery. >>> still ahead, first it was your sodas, now another item taken off the menu in new york city. >>> and then a little later on, we'll help you get through airport security, but without long lines. >> and up next, a local man's journey with a rare disorder that can cause his body to blow up and swell at any moment. why he has more hope for a normal life now than ever. >>> in tonight's health alert, we highlight a capitol hill man who struggles every day with a very rare genetic disorder that could be deadly. certain triggers cause his body to expand and swell. when you see it, it may remind you of the comic book character, the incredible hulk. >> if i catch a ball the wrong way or exert too much pressure on my hands, it wil
at 5:53, libya's president said government forces have disbanded about ten militia groups that continue to act against muslim extremists. >>> a federal judge has given final approval to a class action suit resulting from hurricanes katrina and rita. about 55,000 people along the gulf coast will -- [indiscernible] the storm ejackees were -- evacuees were exposed to formaldehyde when they were issued government trailers [ inaudible ] the whale is making its annual migration from north queensville to the -- [ inaudible ] >>> the regular n.f.l. refs worked thirst first game last night in baltimore and they got a standing ovation. >> plus, we'll take a look at some of the new movies you can catch in theaters this weekend. here's jess. >> thanks, andrea. daily deals time. in case you hadn't heard, tomorrow is national coffee day. we raise a massive mug of coffee. i'm getting you free coffee today. why wait for the good stuff, right? today is cof-free day at 7- eleven. you can get a free large coffee at any participating 7-eleven store. the deal is good between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. this mo
the government, i think that hurt his ability to connect and say to folks i want to be president for all of america. i think he's got an opportunity in this first debate to communicate directly with the public. i won't give him advice, but i would just say i think that's a challenge for him right now. >> jonathan allen, thanks so much for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> look forward to having you back with us soon. >>> a former chemist at the massachusetts states drug lab was arrested friday. she's accused of faking drug test results. that's raising doubts about thousands of cases she handled, some of those convicted are already back on the streets and many more could be released from jail. she could face additional charges. elaine quijano is in boston with us. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, rebecca. annie dookhan's co-workers used to jokingly call her super woman. she seemed to analyze so many more drug samples in the lab than anyone else. investigators believe that was a warning sign pointing to her wrongdoing. in her nine years working at the massachusetts state crime
length book, it's her first novel for adults. a casual vacancy is about the death of a local government official and includes references to drugs and sex. the book/no. 1 on amazon.com and is getting mixed reviews. >>> want some tv with those frees? mcdonald's is putting something new -- fries? mcdonald's is putting something new on the menu, television. the fast food giant is launching the m channel in its restaurant featuring news, sports, entertainment, even local programming. right now the m channel is only being shown in a handful of stores, but it could expand nationwide within the next 18 months. >>> coming up a man's facial hair becomes a not so secret ingredient at an oregon brewery. top? >> we have some showers and thunderstorms off to the west. we're okay in the immediate metro area. let me show you radar. some of these are producing hail. we have reports of hail in shenandoah. is here all headed up east, northeast up 81. >> up next a store clerk brings a four-pack of beer to a knife fight and wins. >> don't forget, we're always on at www.wusa9.com. stay with us. we'll be righ
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event of course is friday when the government releases the unemployment report for september. the previous reports shows the economy added just 96,000 jobs in august while the unemployment rate fell slightly to 8.1% because more people stopped looking for work. as for stocks it was a weak finish to a strong quarter on wall street. checking the numbers, the dow stands this morning at 13,437, but it fell about 49 points on friday. it rose 4% for the entire quarter. nasdaq lost 20 points on friday, rallied more than 6% from july through september. and the s&p 500 was off by 6 and gained almost 6% in the third quarter. >>> also investors are waiting on the minutes from the latest federal reserve meeting. policymakers decided to keep rates at record lows through 2015 and buy back more bonds to jump start the economy. we're seeing mortgage rates falls as a result. >>> amazon's paperweight e- reader goes on sale this month. it's the latest investigation of the -- version of the kindle to goes head to head with the barnes and noble nook. we'll have to see how the sales figures are. >
and the pandas were given to the u.s. by the chinese government. >> they're very, very cute. >> reporter: dr. smith is a psycho therapist from georgetown and says pandas' almost universal appeal has to do with not just how cute they. >> reporter: they're absolutely adorable. >> reporter: but how they invoke the fondness of childhood memories. >> the soft, cuddly, cute look of the panda brings back childhood memories. they gave us a sense of fun and play we all need in our lives. >> reporter: in case you're hoping to get that sense of fun and play sometime soon, the panda exhibit at the national zoo is expected to remain closed for about another week. matt jablow, 9news now. >>> it's 4:35. here's a look at some other stories making news now. a wildfire in san diego county, california has turned deadly. fire officials found the body of an elderly man inside a house destroyed by the fire. the man was originally reported missing. officials believe he simply refused to leave his home when the evacuation order was put in place. so far the fire has destroyed 20 homes in a rural area near the mexica
to the u.s. by the chinese government first arrived at the national zoo. >> they're very, very cute. >> reporter: doctor anita smith is a psycho therapist from georgetown. she said pandas almost universal appeal has to do with not just how cute they are, but with how they evoke the fondest of childhood memories. >> the soft, cuddly, cute look of the panda, it brings back childhood memories. pandas give us a sense of fun and play that we all need in our lives. >> reporter: if you're hoping to get that sense of fun and play sometime soon, keep in mind that the panda exhibit at the national zoo is expected to remain closed for about another week. derek? >> thank you, matt. >>> west nile virus claimed a second life in virginia. we know the victim lived in fairfax county, but health officials are not releasing any further details. >>> the saying an apple a day keeps a doctor away, it's not true for a group of students at ballou senior high school in southeast. three of these students had to go to the hospital after they ate apples brought in by their teachers. the hazmat unit found nothi
to hear destruction of the american myth that some elements of government were involved in 9/11. why did it take an hour for the strongest nation in the world to get planes in the air for an hour >> reporter: you underestimate incompetence? >> i guess it was all around that day. all around. >> reporter: do people say to you, okay, this guy is kind of a talented nut job? >> yeah. i'm old enough that i can say, yeah, yeah. >> thank you very much. reporter: of course asner isn't the only octogenenarian with political views >> i have mr. obama sitting here. >> reporter: what did you think of clint eastwood at the republican convention? >> i thought he was kind of cute. but i was distressed that his age was really betrayed by his performance. i don't want the public to see that frailty. i don't have it yet. when i do i'm sure there will be people like ed asner to tell me. >> reporter: no one is telling asner anything yet. do you ever feel like you're a really young person trapped in an older body? >> i am, i am, i am. they won't believe me. they wouldn't believe me. (humming) >> reporter: but
government building in la plada. >>> tomorrow members of pepco electrical union will vote on whether or not to accept the contract proposal from the utility. if they vote to go on strike, a pepco spokeswoman assures all of us that customers won't actually notice anything. they say there shouldn't be any disruption of service or repairs. the company has contractors on standby in case a storm comes through. the strike surrounds wage, benefits and other issues. >>> turns out students at uva have quite a reputation and tonight playboy is giving themprops. >>> you ever wonder what your kitty does all day long? see what happens when cats wear kitty cams. you might be surprised how they fill up all that time. >>> high mperature today 76. a beautiful day. here's your wakeup weather. you're going to need your umbrella and your sunglasses. i know it sounds kind of weird. 56 and 64 at 5:00. 54 to 64 at 7:00. maybe a shower or thunderstorm early. then returning partly cloudy by 9:00. 62 to about 72. we'll come back and talk about an increased threat of thunderstorms, a look ahead to the end of t
in a general strike wednesday. they're all rallying against government spending cuts and tax hikes. police had to use tear gas when this of the protests became violent. >>> egyptian president morsi addressed the general assembly for the first time. he addressed the war in syria. >> we have more on the address and the protest against iran's president. >> reporter: egypt's newly elected president praised his country's revolution during his first appearance at the u.n. general assembly. >> today every egyptian shares a sense of self-confidence. >> reporter: he called for the world to step in to end the violence in syria. >> we all have to move the world over to put an end to this tragedy. it is a tragedy of the age. >> reporter: iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad challenged the dominance of world powers in his final address at u.n. the united states and israel have pledged to do what they must to prevent tehran from developing a nuclear weapon. >> continued threats by the uncivilized -- [indiscernible] -- to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter r
and government. occupy d.c. participants entered this building. there was some pushing and shoving, but no violence. they occupied pennsylvania avenue sitting down on the pavement blocking traffic, until police issued this warning. >> if you do not seize and behave, you will be arrested. this is your third and final warning. >> reporter: rather than be arrested, they moved to freedom plaza. like last year, the occupy d.c. movement represents a variety of causes. >> i think what we achieved most of all is an awareness that something is wrong in america. >> going against the criminal activities of these bankers, one of those was predatory lending. >> i'm for the 99% and part of 47%. so i need to be out here to protect my rights. >> reporter: in the afternoon they marked the u.s. chamber of commerce, on the front door steps. they left, saying we'll be back. they walked through mcpherson square, now clean and green. a year ago, the federal park was a tent city where many of them lived for months on end. as they marched down k street, passing a bank of america, they protested the forecl
governments starts initiatives since the federal government is ingrid lock. >> what's arnold's future and maria's future. they have independent courses clearly now. >> arnold signed up to do five movies. i think that they are going to wait and see if people go and see them to see if he can restart his movie career. he has a lot of causes. he does after school programs, things like that. >> she has a lot of media offers if she wants to resume that job. >> she can write a book if she wanted to. >> yes. thank you very much. >>> and the ryder cup coming up. >> sunday's final day might have been the most thrilling and unexpected everyday, david feherty will show us what went wrong for the americans. >> tomorrow caroline kennedy talks about her father's white house takes coming out 50 years on cbs "this morning". when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast, i need all the help i can get. i tell them, "come straight to the table." i say, "it's breakfast time, not playtime." "there's fruit, milk and i'm putting a little nutella on your whole-wheat toast." funny, that last part gets th
in business. if you know of health risks, corruption or government waste, e-mail me at tips at wusa9.com. for 9 wants to know, i'm russ ptacek, 9news. >> wow. being investigated for flies, my house could get that. [ laughing ] >> come on. >> there were other things going on now. >> yes, there were. >>> we're winding down with the severe weather. the severe thunderstorm watch will continue until midnight. there are flash flood warnings at the bottom of of the screen. here is a picture i hesitated using. i think i understand it now. >> whoa. >> see, that's why i use it. this is on our facebook page. chuck smith sent it to us from centreville, virginia. i did get lots of e-mail about a lot of lightning strikes. this is not one time frame, though. this is over 15 minutes where we had like 50 cloud to ground lightning strikes. remember, you can have cloud-to-ground lightning, cloud-to-cloud lightning and ground-to-cloud lightning. chuck, thank you very much. i think that's a legitimate picture. radar and lightning combined, look at all of the lightning. it has diminished somewhat in the past
, beverly. >>> with all the weather extremes happening right here and all around the country, one government organization decided it was time to take action. >> meteorologist erica grow has more information on a proposed weather commission. >> reporter: today's congressional briefing was designed to shine a light on an ever present problem, the unpredictability of weather. >> we as a nation are becoming increasingly vulnerable to the impacts of extreme weather. >> reporter: that's why the university corporation for research proposed a commission that would look for a solution. today's congressional briefing is a renewed effort to make weather information more accessible and understandable by utilizing a white range of today's technology. >> people are using weather information in new and increasingly valuable ways. they're using it extensively to do things they never did before. >> being able to cut down on false alarms, that has a huge impact on the public but really allowing them to understand what they can do to weatherproof themselves. >> reporter: a four-member expert panel concluded th
on dealing with local governments. yeah, that could mean big paychecks rolling in for him. even though it's a part-time job. >> when you hear the word venture capital, it rings a bell. >> and mark andreessen. he's a big, big name out there. >>> our time is 6:08. enjoy the views of the washington monument. learn how the landmark will be covered up for rehabilitation work. >> howard said it's going to be dry most of the day. we could get some rain as we head toward the evening hours. he'll explain when we expect that to come. weather is coming up. >> it's the most detailed view of our universe ever captured. nasa used theubble telescope to create this view. >> you're looking at the extreme deep field. there are about 5500 galaxies all caught in this one shot. a big thanks to our friends at the goddard space center so we can see this. >>> howard here with your weather first. we're watching showers and storms north of town but looks like a mix of clouds and suns. highs in the low 80s. showers and storms returning mainly after dark. your drive home temperature still warm, around 80. >>> here's
in the middle east given you any pause about your support for the governments that have come to power following the arab spring? >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in the road. >> reporter: mitt romney jumped on that comment. he said all these recent events in the middle east, the 20,000 deaths in syria, the killing of the american ambassador to libya and the election of a muslim brotherhood to be the eegyptian president are now what he would call bumps in the road. >> we're seeing ourselves at the mercy of events, not up to shaping events. we need a president shaping events and not eking them as bumps in -- not seeing them as bumps in the road. >> reporter: the white house is calling romney's attack, quote, desperate and offensive. they made the remarks right around the same time the. was arriving in new york city yesterday. the president is going to be addressing the u.n. general assembly later this morning but he will not be meeting one on one with any world leaders. very unusual. instead he's going to be talking foreign policy at the c
government president -- wow -- adam rotti who is studying political science. >> all right. are you ready? >> question one. >> yes. >> which of the following is not a college mascot? "a," the fighting pickle? "b" -- >> keep going. keep going. >> banana slug, the leafy sea dragons or the trolls? >> go. >> the leafy thing. >> the leafy sea dragon. university of georgia school of the arts. while the trolls are from trinity college. question two. in the climactic scene in the film "rudy," what football team is notre dame playing when rudy finally gets in the game? university of southern california? georgia tech? university of michigan? or "d," university of tennessee? >> get it right. >> come on, you're on your own. >> michigan. >> not university of michigan. what do you think? >> georgia tech? >> georgia tech. okay. next question. listen up. on the periodic table of elements, the symbols "k" and "h" each stand for what? is it -- >> oh, oh! >> tennessee. >> natural resources. >> helium, carbon and mercury, potassium and hydrogen or krypton and hydrogen? >> potassium and hydrogen. >> it's pota
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, what the government is doing to make sure the ecofriendly products you buy are really green. liz crenshaw is more with the details. >> listen up to that story. we begin with american express. the credit card company will refund $250,000 consumers an estimated $85 million. the consumer financial protection bureau says amex violated credit card practices ranging from debt collection to card solicitations, and late fee charges. in addition to the refund of 85 million consumer, they will pay more than $27 million in civil fines. they will notify consumers directly. you do not have to take any action. the cfpb warns against any other entity offering to help you reclaim the money. that is likely to be a scam. water bills have gone up in prince george's county. consumers are paying double the flush tax now. $5 per month. which is the chesapeake bay restoration fee. the wssc says the fee increase will be used to improve the waste water treatment plans owned by utilities throughout the state. residents who cannot afford that higher fee can apply for an exemption. residents are also seeing
of the countries where you have a new government that isn't in fully control of security in the area. >> they don't have the evidence, they are waiting for the fbi to investigate. do they have anything to suggest there might be a link? >> they don't say that they have evidence either way. what they do and talk about is one of the extremist groups in the are a, who is believed to be behind this but still don't have the evidence to assert that at this point may have some relationship with al qaeda. they just can't say either way. >> with us now arizona senator john mccain. senator, pleasure to have you here. before we talk politic, let me ask you this question. you knew the ambassador. admired the ambassador. what do you worry about here in the fact that there seems to be an inability to find out what happened, whether it's spontaneous or was there some plan? >> well to start with, charlie, i mean it was just unbelievable that secretary rice, excuse me, ambassador rice and secretary clinton and white house spokesman and others would say that there was no evidence -- that this was a spontaneous atta
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't 4 million autos this year. aig, the insurance giant rescued by a government bailout at the height of the financial crisis could be named a financial institution by regulators. if it happens, they will be regulated by the federal reserve. back to you. >> thanks for the update. barbara? >>> more and more spas are offering cosmetic procedures done in doctors offices. we have the precautions you should take. good morning. >> tell us about the things the spas are offering now. >> well, first let me define what a spa is. a spa is where you are getting facials and massages and things like that. a medi-spa is when they incorporate medical procedures in a regular spa and you have a physicians office. there are different tier, if you will, for cosmetic procedures but they may not be qualified to do them. >> if we are talking botox and fillers, are those ever done in spas or in medi-spas. >> what we define is what's medical practice. if you are practicing medicine, that has to be by a licensed individual who is approved or licensed to practice. so, some of these procedures, yes, are done in
with grains and flours, the government will allow certain insect parts and eggs to be in there. >> you're kidding. >> you can't avoid it, so they do allow it. now, in order to get rid of them, take a piece of spearmint gum, put spearmint gum in the container and believe it or not, they won't hatch, they won't come out. >> all you have to do is take a stick of gum and do that? >> that's all you've got to do. cockroaches. all you have to do to get rid of cockroaches is to use some hot sauce and water, spray any area that you're having a problem with or take some cheap wine, put it in a shallow dish, put it under the sink or wherever a problem, they'll go to the wine, they'll drink the wine, they'll die and then they'll lay with their little legs up in the air. >> gone. >> or just sprinkle diatomaceous earth again around the area they frequent and that'll kill 'em off. now, bats. if you get a bat in your attic let's say, turn the fan on if you have a fan in the attic or turn a light on in the attic. that'll drive 'em right out of there-- they'll get out the same way they came in. >> wow.
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